Sleep-related problems and suicide behavior and ideation among Black and White trauma-exposed psychiatric inpatients - Walker RL, Talavera DC, Nomamiukor F, Madubata IJ, Alfano C, Vujanovic AA.
OBJECTIVE: Sleep-related problems (SRPs) are associated with increased risk for suicide-related behavior and death. Given that Black adults report greater SRPs as compared to White adults, the purpose of the current study was to examine sleep problems, sui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Suicidal carbon monoxide poisoning using motor vehicle exhaust in an open space - Zaba C, Swiderski P, Sommerfeld-Klatta K, Zaba Z, Pluta-Hadas K, Urbaniak M.
OBJECTIVES: A rare case of a suicidal use of gases from the car exhaust system of the car petrol engine in an open space is presented. CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND INTERVENTION: In order to verify suicidal intent of poisoning, an experimental reconstruction o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Challenges of population-based measurement of suicide prevention activities across multiple health systems - Yarborough BJH, Ahmedani BK, Boggs JM, Beck A, Coleman KJ, Sterling S, Schoenbaum M, Goldstein-Grumet J, Simon GE.
Suicide is a preventable public health problem. Zero Suicide (ZS) is a suicide prevention framework currently being evaluated by Mental Health Research Network investigators embedded in six Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) member health systems... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Comparing the reasons for suicide from attempt survivors and their families in Ghana - Asare-Doku W, Osafo J, Akotia CS.
This study compared the reasons for suicidality as reported by attempt survivors with their family folks in Ghana. METHODS: A qualitative design was used to select a sampl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Suicide rates in Zhejiang Province, China, from 2006 to 2016: a population-based study - Fei F, Liu H, I Leuba S, Li Y, Hu R, Yu M, Pan J, Zhong J.
BACKGROUND: We investigated the current temporal trends of suicide in Zhejiang, China, from 2006 to 2016 to determine possible health disparities in order to establish priorities for intervention. METHODS: We collected mortality surveillance data f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Dual harm: the importance of recognising the duality of self-harm and violence in forensic populations - Slade K.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Hispanics, mental health, and suicide: brief report - Brenes F.
A global health crisis exists surrounding suicide. In the United States, suicide rates have increased by nearly 30% in most states since 1999. Although the suicide rate among Hispanic Americans is significantly lower than non-Hispanic Whites, reasons for t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Anti - Inflammatory Add - On May Be Beneficial for Depression
Anti - inflammatory agents improve depressive symptoms versus placebo as add - on in MDD (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 19, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

At-home brain stimulation device could treat depression - but experts warn it could do damage
Rates of depression and suicide are far higher in the rural US than in urban areas. Researchers at the University of New South Wales gave at-home brain stim to rural patients - but experts warn of dangers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-Inflammatory Add-On May Be Beneficial for Depression
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- Anti-inflammatory add-on treatment is beneficial for patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) or depressive symptoms, according to a meta-analysis published in the May issue of Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. Ole... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Suicide Deaths Are Often ‘Contagious.’ This May Help Explain Why
In the wake of any high-profile suicide, public health experts steel themselves for the aftershock. Suicide contagion, the phenomenon by which exposure to one suicide death can trigger suicidal behavior in others, is well-documented but poorly understood. A recent study published in the journal Society and Mental Health adds to the knowledge about why suicide contagion occurs. And it spotlights a common mistake that people may make when a community experiences suicide: normalizing these deaths. “When there’s an unexpected death, people take notice,” says study co-author Seth Abrutyn, an assistant professo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

Calgary groups look for solutions after Syrian girl, 9, dies by suicide
The suicide of a nine-year-old Syrian girl last month has organizations in Calgary scrutinizing their many services for newcomers, in hopes of preventing future tragedies. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Mother 'felt suicidal' after baby death news reports
Holly Eastall says she felt suicidal after being falsely accused of abuse following her baby's death. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cerebrospinal fluid BDNF pro-peptide levels in major depressive disorder and schizophrenia - Mizui T, Hattori K, Ishiwata S, Hidese S, Yoshida S, Kunugi H, Kojima M.
The role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and its related molecules has been extensively studied in the context of psychiatric disorders. In the present study, we focused on the newly identified BDNF pro-peptide, which is generated together with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Affective interference in borderline personality disorder: the lethality of suicidal behavior predicts functional brain profiles - Soloff PH, Chowdury A, Diwadkar VA.
BACKGROUND: Negative affective interference with executive cognition is associated with emotion dysregulation and behavioral dyscontrol in BPD, including a diathesis to suicidal and self-injurious behavior. While clinically well described, the neural basis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Criminal justice and suicide outcomes with Indiana's risk-based gun seizure law - Swanson JW, Easter MM, Alanis-Hirsch K, Belden CM, Norko MA, Robertson AG, Frisman LK, Lin HJ, Swartz MS, Parker GF.
This article examines the application and effectiveness of a 2006 Indiana law designed to prevent gun violence by authorizing police officers to separate firearms from persons who present imminent or future risk of injury to self or others, or display a pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Correlates of benzodiazepine dependence in patients with depression followed up in a psychiatric outpatient unit in Tunisia - Menif L, Oueslati B, Maamri A, Melki W, Zalila H.
Benzodiazepines may be prescribed to manage anxiety and insomnia in patients with depression. However, as noticed during our daily practice, a considerable proportion of patients treated for depression and receiving benzodiazepines developed a dependence t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Development of the Australian neighborhood social fragmentation index and its association with spatial variation in depression across communities - Bagheri N, Batterham PJ, Salvador-Carulla L, Chen Y, Page A, Calear AL, Congdon P.
This study presents a new way to establish links between depression and social fragmentation, thereby identifying pathways to better target mental health ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Anxiety, depression, self-esteem among children of alcoholic and nonalcoholic parents - Omkarappa DB, Rentala S.
CONTEXT: Children of alcoholics (COAs) face risks of behavioral problems during childhood and mental health problems in adult life. Identifying these problems at the earliest can significantly reduce the problems in future. AIMS: To compare the anxiety, de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cross-national prevalence and factors associated with suicide ideation and attempts in older and young-and-middle age people - Cabello M, Miret M, Ayuso-Mateos JL, Caballero FF, Chatterji S, Tobiasz-Adamczyk B, Haro JM, Koskinen S, Leonardi M, Borges G.
OBJECTIVES: To report prevalence estimates of 12-month suicide ideation and attempts in young-and-middle age adults and older people, as well as their respective associated factors. METHODS: A total of 52,150 community-dwelling adults who completed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

'Revived' dead pig brains offer new research hopes
Ethicists fear research animals could end up in a 'grey-area - not alive, but not completely dead' Related items fromOnMedica Report helps explain Gulf War illness One in two women and one in three men will develop neurological disease NICE sets care standards for spasticity ‘Suicide tourism’ to Switzerland doubles in four years Head injuries linked to Alzheimer ’s and other disorders (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Child Abuse, Recurrent Depression Linked to Similar Changes in Brain Child Abuse, Recurrent Depression Linked to Similar Changes in Brain
Abuse during childhood may cause physical changes to the human brain that in turn may render adults more vulnerable to depression, research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Hearing loss tied to increased risk for depression
(Reuters Health) - Older adults with hearing loss may be more likely than peers without hearing difficulty to develop symptoms of depression, a research review suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Remission from suicidal ideation among those in chronic pain: what factors are associated with resilience? - Fuller-Thomson E, Kotchapaw LD.
The objectives of this stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The vulnerability paradox in global mental health and its applicability to suicide - CORRIGENDUM - D ückers MLA, Reifels L, de Beurs DP, Brewin CR.
This corrects the affiliation of one of the authors. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The psychological wellbeing of the Lebanese society lies between incremental suicide rates and financial stress - Bou Khalil R.
Suicide rates have been suspected to increase in Lebanon during the last couple of years. While these rates might be increasing due to an increase in the probability of declaring suicide, it seems important to study why suicide, as a phenomenon, might be p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Genome-wide association study of suicide attempt in a Mexican population: a study protocol - Gonz ález-Castro TB, Genis-Mendoza AD, Tovilla-Zárate CA, Martinez-Magaña JJ, Juárez-Rojop IE, Sarmiento E, Nicolini H.
INTRODUCTION: Suicidality is a complex behaviour and a major health problem; the speci fic features that could predispose to suicidal behaviour have been extensively investigated, most frequently in European and Asian populations. Therefore, our aim is to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Reduced default mode network functional connectivity in patients with recurrent major depressive disorder - Yan CG, Chen X, Li L, Castellanos FX, Bai TJ, Bo QJ, Cao J, Chen GM, Chen NX, Chen W, Cheng C, Cheng YQ, Cui XL, Duan J, Fang YR, Gong QY, Guo WB, Hou ZH, Hu L, Kuang L, Li F, Li KM, Li T, Liu YS, Liu ZN, Long YC, Luo QH, Meng HQ, Peng DH, Qiu HT, Qiu J, Shen YD, Shi YS, Wang CY, Wang F, Wang K, Wang L, Wang X, Wang Y, Wu XP, Wu XR, Xie CM, Xie GR, Xie HY, Xie P, Xu XF, Yang H, Yang J, Yao JS, Yao SQ, Yin YY, Yuan YG, Zhang AX, Zhang H, Zhang KR, Zhang L, Zhang ZJ, Zhou RB, Zhou YT, Zhu JJ, Zou CJ, Si TM, Zuo XN, Zhao JP, Zang YF.
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is common and disabling, but its neuropathophysiology remains unclear. Most studies of functional brain networks in MDD have had limited statistical power and data analysis approaches have varied widely. The REST-meta-MDD Pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Postpartum self-inflicted injury, suicide, assault and homicide in relation to immigrant status in Ontario: a retrospective population-based cohort study - Vigod SN, Arora S, Urquia ML, Dennis CL, Fung K, Grigoriadis S, Ray JG.
BACKGROUND: Intentional injury, including suicide and assault, is a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. We aimed to determine whether immigrant and nonimmigrant women differ in their 1-year risk of intentional injury after birth. MET... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Sociomedical problems of overwork-related deaths and disorders in Japan - Takahashi M.
OBJECTIVES: Cerebrovascular and cardiovascular diseases (CCVDs) and mental disorders, including suicide, are prevalent among overworked individuals in Japan. The 2014 legislation regarding the prevention of overwork-related deaths and disorders has acceler... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Rethinking suicides as mental accidents: towards a new paradigm - Ajdacic-Gross V, Hepp U, Seifritz E, Bopp M.
BACKGROUND: Since its beginnings, suicide research has made great progress in terms of empirical findings. However, in contrast to empirical knowledge, the theoretical understanding of suicides has shown only minimal progress. Missing interdisciplinary bri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The effects of cerebral curvature on cortical spreading depression - Kenny A, Plank MJ, David T.
Neuronal activity evokes a localised increase in cerebral blood flow through neurovascular coupling (NVC), a communication system between a group of cells known as a neurovascular unit (NVU). Dysfunctional NVC can lead to pathologies such as cortical sprea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Corrigendum to 'Dysfunctional personality disorder beliefs and lifetime suicide attempts among psychiatrically hospitalized military personnel' comprehensive psychiatry 82 (2018) 108-114 - Ghahramanlou-Holloway M, Lee-Tauler SY, LaCroix JM, Kauten R, Perera K, Chen R, Weaver J, Soumoff A.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Moderate alcohol consumption and depression - a longitudinal population-based study in Sweden - G émes K, Forsell Y, Janszky I, László KD, Lundin A, Ponce de Leon A, Mukamal KJ, Moller J.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The inter-relationship between alcohol consumption and depression is complex and the direction of the association is unclear. We investigated whether alcohol consumption influences the risk of depression while accounting for this poten... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Risk of suicide and accidental deaths among elderly patients with cognitive impairment - An JH, Lee KE, Jeon HJ, Son SJ, Kim SY, Hong JP.
This study aims to estimate the suicide and accidental death rates on the basis of a clinical case registry of patients diagnosed with cognitive impairment. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Unpacking the influence of abuse and depression on grades among urban ethnic minority adolescents and young adults - Nagin P, Salandy A, Diaz A.
BACKGROUND: Both depression and a history of abuse have known negative consequences on the overall health of adolescents and young adults (AYAs). Research is not clear, however, on the interactive influence of abuse and depression on academic achievement, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation, suicidal behaviors, and attitudes towards suicide of adolescents enrolled in the Alternative Learning System in Manila, Philippines-a mixed methods study - Estrada CAM, Nonaka D, Gregorio ER, Leynes CR, Del Castillo RT, Hernandez PMR, Hayakawa T, Kobayashi J.
BACKGROUND: Globally, suicide is a significant cause of death among adolescents. Previous studies conducted in high-income countries suggest that students in alternative schools are more likely to engage in suicidal behaviors than those in formal schools. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Short- and long-term impact of an undergraduate suicidology course - Muehlenkamp JJ, Thoen SK.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide prevention models emphasize the importance of education as a foundational element for success. Yet, courses on suicidology are rare and those that do exist focus on clinical intervention skills at the graduate level, missing a critical p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of youth suicidal ideation and attempts: evidence from the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study - Georgiades K, Boylan K, Duncan L, Wang L, Colman I, Rhodes AE, Bennett K, Comeau J, Manion I, Boyle MH.
OBJECTIVES: To present the 12-month prevalence and correlates of suicidal ideation and attempts in a sample of youth in Ontario. METHODS: Data come from the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study, a provincially representative survey of families with chil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny
"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ipswich 'killing-suicide': Crisis team 'missed opportunity'
A mental health crisis team is criticised after a patient killed his wife before taking his own life. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Antidepressant Precautions
Title: Health Tip: Antidepressant PrecautionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - April 17, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Social support key to remission from suicidal thoughts for disabling chronic pain sufferers
(University of Toronto) A new nationally representative study from the University of Toronto found that almost two-thirds of formerly suicidal Canadians (63%) with chronic pain were free from suicidal thoughts in the past year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Obesity and Depression Linked to Chronic Hip Pain
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - April 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news

You can benefit from adding cod liver oil to your diet
(Natural News) Rediscover the benefits of taking cod liver oil as a health supplement. This highly beneficial fish oil can alleviate the symptoms of gastric ulcers, support eye health, relieve pain from arthritis, strengthen the bones, and improve anxiety or depression. Health care providers will almost always include fish oil in their recommended list of health... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child abuse, recurrent depression linked to similar changes in brain
(Reuters Health) - Abuse during childhood may cause physical changes to the human brain that in turn may render adults more vulnerable to depression, research suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

'Netball made me the person I was before depression'
Shaharun Nessa took up netball after suffering postnatal depression and now runs a group for women. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Biggest Myths About Sleeping, According To Researchers
(CNN) — Hey, sleepyheads. What you believe about sleep may be nothing but a pipe dream. Many of us have notions about sleep that have little basis in fact and may even be harmful to our health, according to researchers at NYU Langone Health’s School of Medicine, who conducted a study published Tuesday in the journal Sleep Health. “There’s such a link between good sleep and our waking success,” said lead study investigator Rebecca Robbins, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health. “And yet we often find ourselves debunking myths, whether ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch News CNN Sleep Source Type: news

Parental threats and adolescent depression: the role of emotion dysregulation - Trent ES, Viana AG, Raines EM, Woodward EC, Storch EA, Zvolensky MJ.
Childhood exposure to parental threatening behaviors places adolescents at greater risk for depression. However, the association between parental threatening behaviors and depressive symptoms among trauma-exposed inpatient youth, and potential factors that... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New drug mimics benefits of ketamine for depression
A new small-molecule drug called NV-5138 has produced a rapid antidepressant response similar to that of ketamine when tested in mice. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news